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.org. >>> next on book tv, ro khana secretary of commerce argues that the u.s. is and will continue to be a leader in manufacturing and innovation. it's about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you for that kind introduction. it is an honor to be at politics and prose, such an institution to the city and really a pleasure to be here. thank you for everyone coming out on this august evening to hear me. i will try to be brief in my comments, and i rather have more of an exchange of ideas and hear your perspective so that we can have a conversation about manufacturing and what our country should do to become competitive. the idea for the book came about when i was traveling around the country. i would go and see a successful manufacturer making lenders, making steel, making fire suits making meat and food, and i would say you know, i thought all of our manufacturing had gone offshore. something doesn't make sense. and so i started to wonder what were people missing in the story if. and it turns out that one allele of consumer manufacturing has gone offshore so if you go into a store, but
. the national weather service, part of the commerce department, it's obama. >> stephen: just connect the dots, folks, okay. one, obama can make and or is a hurricane. (laughter) two, he can predict the weather months in advance. three, i already had this finger up and i can't put it back. obama. he controls the weather. i mean we should have known, all black people can control the weather. (applause) very informative documentary, by the way. it's where i learned that bald people can implant thoughts in your mind. out of my head, carville. i don't want to picture mary matalin like that. oh, oh-- oh, she worked out. folks, speaking of mind control, bill clinton gave a speech last night scheduled for half an hour which just wrapped up a few minutes ago. (laughter) and i would add hit clinton started strong. >> we are here to nominate a president. (cheers and applause) and i've got one in mind. >> stephen: unfortunately, barack obama defeated her four years ago. (laughter) luckily, luckily bill had another option. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside. >> (cheers and applause) bu
and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am a moderator of today's event. i want to cover the rules of today's event. it will last one hour and will begin with opening statements, and then the panelists and i will pose questions. those questions are determined by the panelists, by us. they have not been reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute, 30 seconds to respond, and there will be an additional one-minute rebuttal. i reserve the right to be able to follow up with some questions as i see fit as the moderator. we will end with a two-minute closing statement from each candidate. there is a clock in front of each candidate noting the time. we have the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" after being with another organization. and a man that attended virginia commonwealth university is with us. let's begin by hearing the candidates and their opening statements. the order was determined by a coin toss earlier
on the commerce committee and became very, very close pals. i mean very close. i admire barbara mikulski so much. she came to congress after wages a successful battle in baltimore baltimore, the battle they were trying to put a highway through the old neighborhood where she lived. she stopped it and she road rode it all the way to congress and then to the senate. she has seniority among women democratic senators, and she's widely respected on both sides of the aisle. >> jennifer: she's one tough cookie. i'm curious whether you think hilly will actually run in 2016. >> eliot: why are you looking at me, because i'm from new york? >> jennifer: you're from new york. >> eliot: i think she will. i think she should. mr. vice president you know any decision like this is so person, where you are in life and what you want to put yourself through, but i think she's universally respected admired whatever tensions there may have been or sensibility of the public there was nothing but respect for her. as secretary of state she has represented this nation superbly, and i think she could clear the field in the
and the report is up on the energy and commerce website. didn't get press. but it was startling how much they were going to be transparent and above board but when it came time to do the work they closed the doors and wrote the bill. >> interesting that he said lobbyist wouldn't have part. doctor, the obama care will affect you dramatically and talk about what ways. >> governor, this act and this law unfortunately, dismembered the very foundation of health care, and that is it the patient/doctor relationship. everything good about care happens between me and my patient in an examine room. four walls and a closed door and the government doesn't belong there. [applause] this bill -- this bill invites the government not just into the room, but into the process, and the decision process. it takes away choice it takes away privacy. imagine your records are now sent to the federal government for their perusement. it is it a, abominable the sad thing is, it doesn't allow physicians to do our job. we just want to be able to do our job. we are professionalings. we want to work for our patients. i
records from the commerce department show that companies that are affiliated with the president's job council imported more than 12,000 shipments from china since january of 2011. the shipments include bulk steel, neuron are you it and airline parts. by choice or by force, the u.s. military judge ruling that suspect in the ft. hood massacre must be clean shaven before his murder trial. the defense claims that his beard is because of his muslim faith but the judge said that there is no evidence that is, in fact, true. his lawyers say they will appeal, meaning another delay in the case. >> and a cardinal closing out the democratic national convention last night with a special blessing for life. that is a reminder of how the democrats and the catholic church disagree on the key issue of abortion and contraception. >> we praise you for the get of life, grant us the courage to defend it, life without which no other rights are secure. we ask your benediction on those waiting to be born, that they may be welcomed and protected. >>heather: he delivered a similar benediction last week at the r
obama and also was secretary of commerce for president clinton and therefore is in a good spot to tell us what it is that president clinton needs to do for president obama. >> well, look, president clinton is in a position having held the office he understand it is pressure, he understand it is challenges, and i think he has a unique feel of america, about his eight years and the success in his eight years. to speak to the american people and tell them the success that has occurred in the last four years and the challenges and what has to be done in the next four years. so he is in a unique position and they are two men but they have the last democratic president come here and speak on behalf of president obama and speak to the american people and speak to democrats to get them, continue to get them enthused as they were last night when michelle obama, great opportunity for the party and a great opportunity for president obama to have president clinton speak this way. >> yes, but what do you think president obama will do for president clinton. >> how about hillary? >> look, i know ever
at it than there. you think of three kinds of broadly speaking, look at cyberattacks, free commerce. one is to try for you to try to take down networks, whether it's a communications network, for example, take down, shut down your to mutations, financial or something. the other two ways depend on the networks working. one is to use your communications networks to launch an attack against another network ideological grid. so use it as a point. and a third is to use it for content, and this is where the islamists have considerable confidence in radicalizing people over the internet with radical oriented islamic content. so we have an edge in the first two areas. we have the us and the israelis. most skilled people elsewhere on this, probably by governments behind russia and china are very good at that stuff. and that will come into any confrontation we have with them. content, they are more skilled at using than we are but we should certainly use whatever weapons we can. >> thank you, john. that's give john a hand. [applause] >> we would like to hear from you. tweet us your feedback, twitt
the investigation, the report is up on the energy and commerce website for all to see, didn't get much press, but just startling and held much, you know, they said we're going to be transparent, but then when it came time to do the work they invited the lobbyists in, closed the door and wrote the bill. >> the administration promised that lobbyists wouldn't have any part in the administration. you're in private practice. >> i am. >> mike: obamacare will affect you dramatically. let's talk about in what ways? >> governor, this act, this law unfortunately, dismembered the very foundation of health care and that's the patient-doctor relationship. everything good about health care happens between me and my patients in an exam room, four walls, a closed door, and the government doesn't belong there. this bill-- (applause) >> well said. >> this bill invites the government not just into the room, but into the process, into the decision process. it takes away choice. it takes away privacy. i mean, imagine your records are now sent to the federal government for their perusement. it's abominable. and
the constitutionality of the law in its totality as a related to the commerce clause and the individual mandate. we began that litigation and motions were filed by the government and then the case was taken to the supreme court. after the decision, i filed a motion to lift the stay in oklahoma asking the judge to consider an amendment to our complaint. as you know, the original challenge about the constitutionality of the law, this is about implementation. this addresses the concerns about the irs ruled that was adopted on may 18 and the affordable care act's implementation of the employer mandate, the penalty that is known under the law dealing with large employers. our lawsuit is about that r ule and is seeking to hold government accountable as it relates to implementing that portion of the a lot. host: what about that part of the law is unconstitutional? what are you arguing? guest: the specifics include that under the aca, if a state is not the bar -- adopt an exchange, the tax credits do not issue to that state and the employer mandate penalty does not accrue, either. the irs disregarded that
of commerce from ranking member costello's home state. and all come with members from all 50 states and washington, d.c., sure when industry's from wisconsin, organizations like the los angeles chamber of commerce in california, north carolina, saint business, and hundreds more. together these organizations represent tens of minutes of u.s. air travelers who are demanding improvements to our national air traffic control system through the implementation of nextgen technology, policies and procedures. we have already begun piecing together elements on the ground including a revolutionary around management system at jfk that has helped to minimize delays. we have done it in conjunction with our friends at the faa and airlines using jfk, in a very collaborative effort we have been very successful. we are working with the faa to expand the program to laguardia and newark airport. jfk alone, the system has saved nearly 5 million gallons of fuel and almost 15,000 hours of taxi time annually. over the last decade, our agency has invested more than a billion dollars to make airport operatio
chamber of commerce. what is the message, good morning. >> apart from just jobs and the economy and it's laser like focus that the romney campaign has had in recent months. they are making the argument that there is so much upheaval around the world and domestically as well that the framework of the election needs to change from jobs and the economy to a change of president on all fronts. the romney campaign saying that president obama amounts to a status quo reee hreb. i re-election. if change matters to the american people they should vote for mitt romney. romney will point out that president obama promised to make immigration reform a priority and he will suggest that that is yet another example of a broken obama promise. mr. romney will also go on and detail a little bit about how he would reform immigration law and the hispanic vote is obviously incredibly important not only in california but across the country. mr. romney trails by a 3% margin. in that regard mr. romney is off the pace. it's generally accepted that a republican needs to get well over the mid 30s in order to be tr
of commerce. good to see you, carl. hispanics a very important and key voting blob. so far romney a bit behind in the polls with them. will this rare conference call that he had today outlining his campaign message make a difference and why did he choose to do it? >> reporter: first on the latino vote, governor romney does trail about 3-1. pretty high. republicans need to get well over the 30%, 35% mark in the latino vote to be truly competitive nationwide. the fox polls, the fox latino poll suggest that mr. romney is down in the 20s on that score. the campaign held a news conference teleconference a short while to talk about what will be the next couple of weeks of the romney-ryana campaign's intense look at the economy. what a senior adviser said on the call was that voters do recognize that mitt romney has a plan to fix the competent, they don't know a heck of a lot about what is in it. the nexium couple of weeks before the debates there will be an intensified effort to talk about those policies. romney likes to talk about it in five points but he put out a 63-page book about it in more det
? we have a prime example right here in the center of america commerce. that's next. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses than any other bank for ten years running. so come talk to us to see how we can help. wells fargo. together we'll go far. charles: israel is always a lightning rod politically. but it's also become crucial place for investing, especially in pharma and high-tech. adam shapiro is live at the innovate invest israel conference in manhattan. adam, newscorp chairman and our boss rupert murdoch is speaking to kick this event off, huh? adam: he did kick the event off. he did speak to the people who have gathered here. actually quoting fr
a closer look at the beast while they keep a safe distance. the west yellowstone chamber of commerce condemned it, saying the people are lucky they didn't get hurt. >> brian: is that crazy! >> gretchen: it's a wild animal. >> brian: you should look out for bison. >> gretchen: and everything else >> brian: one time i went to adventure examine one of the monkeys brought my antenna. >> steve: on your transcystor radio? >> brian: no. >> gretchen: on your car? why was your toyota celica near a monkey? why were you driving a toyota? >> brian: i know. it was really good. it cost me 220. i had to drive through the park. that's where you go through the zoo. >> steve: dana is from the wild west. >> my grandfather would is said, get your rear end out of the way. but maybe not as, you know. >> steve: let's talk a little politics. the president of the united states got a gigantic dose of really bad news in the form of unemployment numbers that came out on friday, the day after his big speech down there in charlotte. only 96,000 jobs added. unemployment at 8.1%. the underemployment rate, which we
litigate risks that establishes measures to promote the safe movement of people and commerce and protecting civil rights and civil liberties. with this in mind, we are also delivered an efforts to provide travelers an opportunity to be heard. the inquiry program is a single point of contact for individuals, who have increased the experiences during travel. today, in response to 9/11, we have significantly adapted and enhance our ability to detect travel threats at the earliest opportunity. we do not work alone in this mission. terror screening is a multiagency and collaborative effort. more work remains to be done. i can assure you that the men and women of the department of homeland security never forget. our goal is to keep the country safe. for us it is not a job. it is a mission. thank you for this opportunity to update the committee on the progress we have made in recent years and thank you for holding this hearing. i have submitted written testimony and requested us to be made part of the record. >> thank you very much. the chair now recognizes mr. kevin mcaleenan. >> yes, that is ve
. he had the speech in front of the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce. he had a big interview with telemundo, this candidate forum and more than that, he has begun to spend millions of dollars on spanish ads in hispanic tv. we'll have to see if it works. i hope it's not too little too late. it's very important for the latino community that we not be taken for granted by one party and ignored by the other. the best thing that could happen to us is that both candidates fight hard to earn our votes and to really court us. >> i know you called romney's trip latino paloosa. i like that. and he is sort of going on that, right? >> you're right. >> he did talk about immigration and he seemed to soften his stance. tell me about that. >> he definitely softened his tone. we've now gone from him talking about vetoing the dream act to some extensions for some young people. he specifically said there will be no round-ups, massive round-ups and deportations. he didn't give many specifics as to what he's going to do with the 11 million here undocumented. he also dodged and weaved on the answe
enjoy. new signs the housing market is recovering, and in about 30 minutes the u.s. commerce department releases new numbers for august home sales. analysts are expecting sales to increase by 380,000 homes. that's up from july when sales increased by 372,000 homes. so should we all be dancing in the streets? our business guru christine romans is here to tell us. hi, kristine. >> good morning, carol. so nice to put one or two or three months of good housing news back to back and report it to you. at 10:00 we'll get the new home sales, and you just give the forecasts. why new home sales are so important because a new house means construction workers, it means people pouring concrete, truck drivers. it means people making the windows and the material to go into it, and then it means couches and carpeting and all of the things that come with buying the furnishings for a new home. so every new home is a little economic driver incredibly important. existing homes, the used homes we buy and sell, that's the bulk of all home sales, those have been showing signs of life, too, carol. for three mo
, robert morrow from the american libya chamber of commerce industry. we have seen a number of american companies chomping at the bit to look at the opportunities in libya. again, a variety of different set is, all of which brought up today. given the fact several of you have been there recently, spent time there recently, from the perspective we've had in the north, it seems security is not that big of a consideration, but which are perspective having been there recently as a westerner, have you felt any threats to your%? would it be advisable for american companies to wait for the time being or is it a good opportunity to start looking at opportunities now? >> okay, since he was the last one, i will start with you this time. >> all deal with the commercial question first. i mean, on the commercial side of his there for 13 million borodin have a security detail. i had a fairly low profile. .. that kind of thing is frowned upon. in fact they issued a decree banning it. it doesn't mean it's law, it's a kind of ambiguous transitional legal -- for the moment you have to go with libyan secu
and organizations like the los angeles chamber of commerce in california, st. louis business travelers association and hundreds more. together, these organizations represent tens of millions of u.s. air travelers. we have already begun piecing together elements of nextgen on the ground and it has helped to meter departures and minimize delays. we have done that and delays with our friend of the faa and the airlines using jfk and in a collaborative effort, we have been very successful. we are working to expand the program to la guardia airport. the system has saved nearly 5 million gallons of fuel and on the number of $15,000 annually. we have invested more than a billion dollars to make airport operations more efficient. our initiative has delivered. we have invested in building high-speed taxiway exits, minimizing runway time and enabling a more efficient procedure. the bottom line is that tens of thousands of delays have been averted. we recently launched a single phone number that pulls together all of our airports hotline, together with a website that expresses concerns. this new system provid
the commerce department revised down from 1.7% to 1.3%. >> this is not just one quarter. this has been going on now for years. china is growing much faster than we, our economy needs to be reinvigorated. >> not all the numbers paint a gloomy picture. the labor department announced it undercounted nearly 400,000 jobs in 2011, meaning a 4.4 million jobs have been created since the president's inauguration. slightly more than the number lost in that same period. but the president said there's still more work to do. >> we're not where we need to be, not yet. we've got a lot more folks who have to get back to work. we've got a lot more work to do to make the middle class secure, again. but the question is, whose plan is better for you? >> obama win a republican-leaning virginia, could deal romney a crushing blow. the president won here four years ago, becoming the first democrat to do so since lyndon johnson. in this state, the military vote is not the only game in town. football fans are everywhere. it's no surprise a reporter asked romney about the deal to end the dispute between the nfl and it
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